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Top Ten Attractions
Your tandem skydive will take place over beautiful rural Florida
or, if you prefer, over the scenic coastline. Special requests and
locations are possible. Their primary Drop Zone is located in Wauchula
about 50 minutes north of Sarasota.
||Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary
Big Cat Habitat is a non-profit safe haven for big cats, bears and
other exotic animals in need. The goal is to educate the public
by fostering appreciation for animals and stressing habitat preservation.
Enjoy a fun family afternoon with the Big Cats.
Put on your hard hat, clock in and spend a day on a 21
acre construction site. This is your chance to play with some
really big toys! Advance reservations are essential.
Ringling Museum Complex
Ringling Museum of Art, John Ringling's mansion Ca D'Zan,
Circus Museum, Rose Garden and more.
Occupying twenty-one beautiful acres along the Sarasota bayfront,
Selby Gardens is perhaps best known for its living collection
of more than 6,000 orchids. Walk the grounds, explore the greenhouses.
Siesta Key Parasailing
South of downtown Sarasota, you'll find the sparkling
white sands of the Siesta Key beaches. Kick back and enjoy the
Gulf breezes or for the more adventure minded, book a parasail
trip. Stop in the Village shopping district for lunch or a libation.
Located seven miles east of Sarasota, Myakka is one of
Florida's oldest and largest state parks in Florida. Take the
airboat tour, climb high on the canopy walkway, or hike the trails.
Historic Spanish Point
Discover the Florida of old as you step back in history walking
the paths of this 30 acre site along Little Sarasota Bay. See
the Indian middens, restored gardens and homestead buildings.
When you've had enough of the beach, drive north to St
Petersburg for your own personal flight in zero gravity. If the
weightless experience isn't enough you can fly a jet too!
This research center and aquarium is concerned with shark
and dolphin research as well as other Florida indigenous marine
species. Eco Boat Tours and guided kayak tours depart from Mote